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Media Release Aldi Snow Sale, Sat May 14 2016

Discussion in 'Noticeboard' started by Daniel2016, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    she does look a bit weird walking round the shops with a one-wood in hand LOL
     
  2. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    So long as it's not you walking around the shops with your wood in hand.
     
  3. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    limping?
     
  4. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    More like arrested!

    :out:
     
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    K_Bird One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    In the remote event that anyone is still looking for Aldi gear (assuming anyone has survived the thought of Gareth wandering the shops with his wood :eek:) ...

    Cooma was very low on stock. A fair few kids' jackets, some adults' jackets, but very little else.
     
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    Young bloke and also my good mate both use their cheaper ski pants and reckon they're great. Not happy about the gloves as I got a pair for myself also. Ah well. Serves myself right for being a tight arse.
     
  7. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh to be fair, that wasn't me planning anything, just @cold wombat hoping! LOL
     
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  8. cold wombat

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    :eek:
     
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  9. gareth_oau

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    umm, methinks that's not the right smiley to be showing under the circumstances LOL
     
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  10. cold wombat

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    :out:
     
  11. Rimey

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    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    why am I thinking cupboard clogger?
     
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    Down to the last set of 4WD chains (265) locally.
    Walked out with an office chair (at $40 down from $99).
     
  15. Hemsley

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    Recommend the Goat Soap :)
    Makes you clean and Brings out the animal within you. Heaps of good stuff in it. Macadamia oil and goat milk together is a sweet combo. Lathered myself right up this morning.

    [​IMG]
     
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    My Irish plumber put me on to this little ditty, so true!

     
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  17. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    So this pops up in the Aldi special buys for this Saturday:



    $99.

    A few days ago this was available from Bunnings for $139:



    Once they'd seen the Aldi catalogue the price dropped to $98.90. Interesting thing competition! I wonder how long the low price will last...
     
  18. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    For those interested, saw a claim that the Aldi drillpress comes from this range. Perhaps a discontinued model? Specs look in between this and this.

    Certainly not "trade quality" given the price but maybe of use for a home handyman workshop? Dunno.
     
  19. Hemsley

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    Loved the Irish Ballad. Classic, I spent 8 months in Ireland back in 95, went to the pub every night.
    Those drills would be handy for putting old bindings onto new skis. I've done that a few times with handheld drills, which still works fine as well.
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I think sat week is motorbike specials incl merino mid layers. The socks could also be okay for snowsports although I prefer the thin wool ones which are not listed this time
     
  21. climberman

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    @tele-whippet gives big ups to the motorbike balaclava / face protector thingos. Might have to grab one.
     
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    The merino jumpers look good too during the bike sale.
     
  23. cold wombat

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    Fwiw the Einhell brand (who it seems are the source of Aldi's tools) doesn't seem to get a real lot of love around the interwebs. You get what you pay for...
     
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    Oh, how novel. A doughnut maker
     
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    I bought one of their chainsaws a number of years ago (Garden Line), first one was DOA so I took it back and they replaced it no questions asked. With the second one the throttle trigger broke on about the 5th outing, as it was longer than 30 days since I purchased it I had to contact the manufacture (Einhell), They were very helpful, advised it wasn't a serviceable part (Riveted in place) so they sent me a new saw. I got to keep the old one which I could have used as parts if I needed to. New saw worked pretty well considering the price. Still works but I don't use it as I upgraded to a Husky.
     
  26. Tanuki

    Tanuki Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Anyone have experience using this:
     
  27. cold wombat

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    This seems to be in line with everything I've read.
     
  28. Hemsley

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    I'll let you know, might by one on my way to board training
     
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  29. Tanuki

    Tanuki Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cool, feedback would be great
     
  30. Hemsley

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    My local one in Manly didn't have them, it's quite a small store on the wharf. I'll try the large one in Brookvale.
    I did end up some awesome trail-mix with white chocolate and cranberries in it. Preservative free. The kids and myself distroyed the large pack in less than 24hours. After doing km's in the cold water of Manly Dam it was the perfect thing to munch on.
     
  31. cold wombat

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    So went to Aldi with Wombette (her first time) to get a pair of shoes. Trolley half full & still going.
     
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    I didn't need any ski gear this season but thought I would grab the glove liners and balaclava from Aldi at the ski sale earlier in May.
    For $9/$10 bucks, they were great.
    Also had the googles from last year that I used on a couple of sunny days last week (for the first time).....excellent as well and from memory were only about $30.
     
  33. Sadie

    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    We bought the snowboard racks a few seasons ago. $60 and still going strong. Haven't flown off the roof yet.